Upcoming cases - Supreme Court

As at 2 March 2021

Sittings of the Supreme Court are open to the public.

Upcoming fixtures are set out below:  

Fixtures list March 2021 (PDF, 335 KB)

 

          MARCH 2021          |           APRIL 2021         |          JUNE 2021         |
  

 March 2021:

12 March 2021 

Case number                              SC 104/2020

Case name    

 

 

 

             

H (SC 104/2020)
Dr. R E Harrison QC and M Lee
v
Minister of Immigration
R A Kirkness, EGR Dowse and J Catran 

Civil Oral Leave Hearing

Judges                                          

Winkelmann CJ; Glazebrook, Williams JJ

Related judgments                  

                               

 

Court of Appeal decision not publicly available

H v THE MINISTER OF IMMIGRATION [Redacted] [2019] NZHC 2870 [5 November 2019]

 

23 March 2021 

Case number                           SC 40/2020

Case name    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

          

William Allan Berkland
L C Ord and E T Blincoe
v
The Queen  
S K Barr and A J Ewing

AND

SC 64/200

Brownie James Harding
R N Park
v
The Queen
S K Barr and A J Ewing  

Te Hunga Rōia Māori O Aotearoa – The Maori Law Society as Intervener
C P Merrick K D W Snelgar

Criminal Appeals                                                  

Judges Winkelmann CJ, William Young, Glazebrook, Ellen France and Williams JJ

Grounds on which leave was granted                 

 

 

SC 40/2020 - The approved question is whether the Court of Appeal’s decision was correct.

SC 64/2020 – The approved question is whether the Court of Appeal was correct to dismiss the appeal against sentence.

Related judgments

 

 

 

 

 

WILLIAM ALLAN BERKLAND v R [2020] NZSC 125 [17 November 2020]

BROWNIE JOSEPH HARDING v R [2020] NZSC 127 [17 November 2020]

BERKLAND v R [2020] NZCA 150 [8 May 2020]

HARDING v R [2020] NZCA 217 [5 June 2020]

R v BERKLAND [2018] NZHC 1520 [22 June 2018]

R v HARDING [2017] NZHC 675 [7 April 2017]

 

25 March 2021 

Case number                              SC 49/2019

Case name  

 

 

               

Peter Hugh McGregor Ellis
R A Harrison, S J Gray and B L Irvine
v
The Queen  
J R Billington QC and A D H Colley

Oral Hearing                               
Judges

Winkelmann CJ, Glazebrook, O’Regan, Williams and Arnold JJ

Grounds on which leave was granted

The approved ground of appeal is whether a miscarriage of justice occurred in this case

Supreme Court leave application decision

PETER HUGH MCGREGOR ELLIS v R [2019] NZSC 83 [31 July 2019]

Supreme Court continuance decision PETER HUGH MCGREGOR ELLIS v R [2020] NZSC 89 [1 September 2020]

 

April 2021:

13 April 2021

Case number                                        

SC 82/2020

Case name                  M v Attorney General (in respect of the Ministry of Health), Waitemata District Health Board and Capital and Coast District Health Board                                  
Judges                                     

tbc

 

JUNE 2021:

8-10 June 2021

Case number                             

SC 81/2020

Case name                  Frucor Suntory New Zealand Limited v Commissioner of Inland Revenue
Judges                                     

tbc

 

Case number                             

SC 92/2020

Case name                  Commissioner of Inland Revenue v Frucor Suntory New Zealand Limited
Judges                                     

tbc